WINSFORD volunteers are helping raise money for the victims of Grenfell Tower.

At the British Red Cross depot in Pineapple Park a team of dedicated people are distributing donated excess clothes to be turned into cash for the London Fire Relief Fund.

The clothes will be taken to 200 British Red Cross shops across the UK where they will be labelled ‘Shop for Grenfell’.

Diane Goss, product manager at the Winsford depot, said: “It is really wonderful to see the amount of support that people have for this appeal.

“In this community we have seen some amazing people coming together to help to those affected by this disaster.

“It amazes me how warm hearted people are to supporting this and there is a great feeling of solidarity.

“The generosity of people here is overwhelming.

“We will continue to work through the weeks and encourage anyone who wants to help to sign up and come help us.”

The best items will be sent to Grenfell for families to choose from and any unsaleable clothes will be sold for recycling with profits going to the fund.

£4 million has been raised so far nationally in the ‘Shop for Grenfell’ campaign which will see every penny raised from the sale of items go directly to those affected by the fire.

Mike Adamson, British Red Cross chief executive, said: “We have seen an incredible outpouring of donations for the people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

“The goods will be converted into cash to help people who have been left bereaved, injured or homeless as a result of the fire.

“Every penny will go to these people.”

There has been enough excess donations to fill the equivalent of 40,000 boxes.

To donate to the appeal or sign up as a volunteer visit or call 0300 023 0827.